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banes

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plural of bane

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1 a source of harm or misfortune
  • regarding the new laborsaving machinery as a bane, the 19th-century Luddites went about destroying it in protest

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2 a substance that by chemical action can kill or injure a living thing
  • a plant that is believed to be the bane of the wolf

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“Banes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/banes. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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